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The Celebration of Chinese New Year
The Role of Gold as Turmoil hits wider Financial Markets
Should we Restore the Gold Standard?
What’s Happening (or Not) at the LBMA: Some Updates
Your Weight in Gold
Bitcoin backwardation, gold contango
US Gold Reserves, Of Immense Interest to Russia and China
Why does money inflate?

Why does money inflate?

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  • author JP Koning
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People who live in developed nations have grown used to inflation of around 2% a year over the last few decades. Why do prices generally rise by that amount? What drives the purchasing power of money in these countries? This post explores the last thousand years of monetary history--and three different sorts of monetary systems--to help understand the causes of inflation. Continue Reading arrow

Gold Market Charts – December 2017
The 5 Largest Gold Nuggets that Still Exist
Gold for Christmas – Gold’s Importance in Religion
The Most Outlandish Gold Products You Can Buy
Gold Demand in the Singapore Bullion Market
Mustafa Centre: Gold in Singapore
Bitcoin isn’t Digital Gold, it’s Digital Uselesstainium
Gold Market Charts – November
Russia, China and BRICS: A New Gold Trading Network
Eat Gold

Eat Gold

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  • author Torgny Persson
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A common phrase in the mainstream financial media is that ‘you can’t eat gold”. This claim is usually trotted out by CNBC and Bloomberg talking-heads as a way of disparaging the benefits of investing gold in times of crisis. But the claim is both wrong and misleading, because you actually can eat gold. And drink it too.

Furthermore, Wall Street and its cheerleaders are... Continue Reading arrow

Buy Silver Bullion in Singapore

Buy Silver Bullion in Singapore

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  • author Torgny Persson
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Singapore offers a number of benefits when buying and storing silver. In Singapore, the majority of silver bullion bars and silver bullion coins from the world’s major mints and refineries are exempt from Goods and Services Tax (GST). There are also no taxes or duties on the import or export of silver. Singapore is also … Continue Reading arrow

Store Gold in Minced Meat? 26 Ways to Store Gold
28 Reasons to Buy Physical Gold
Hyperinflation in Zimbabwe – It’s back, but maybe not for long
China Gold Import Jan-Sep 797t. Who’s Supplying?
LME gold and silver Reference Prices: Will anyone notice?
Gold Market Charts – October 2017
Degussa Singapore Closing its BullionStore
Neck and Neck: Russian and Chinese Official Gold Reserves
The Gold-Backed-Oil-Yuan Futures Contract Myth
BullionStar Rebuilds Community Center in Fire-Ravaged Slum in Batam, Indonesia
The Chinese Gold Market Essentials
Gold Market Charts – September 2017
LBMA Silver Price Benchmark – Changes, but no Wider Participation
Gold Price: USD 65,000/oz in 5 years? Speech by Torgny Persson
2 Winners of the Silver Britannia Competition by BullionStar and The Royal Mint
BullionStar Media
BullionStar Financials FY 2017 – Year in Review
Gold Market Charts – August 2017
Mnuchin’s PR Visit to Fort Knox proves nothing about the US Gold Reserves
BullionStar quoted in Wall Street Journal article on New York Fed Gold
BullionStar Presentation on Real Vision TV – Bullion Banking, ETFs & Physical Gold
Gold Price: USD 65,000/oz in 5 years?
LBMA Gold Vault Data – How low is the London Gold Float?
The West lost at least another 1000 tonnes of large gold bars in 2015
Estimated Chinese Gold Reserves Surpass 20,000t

Estimated Chinese Gold Reserves Surpass 20,000t

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  • author Koos Jansen

My best estimate as of June 2017 with respect to total above ground gold reserves within the Chinese domestic market is 20,193 tonnes. The majority of these reserves are held by the citizenry, an estimated 16,193 tonnes; the residual 4,000 tonnes, which is a speculative yet conservative estimate, is held by the Chinese central bank the People’s Bank of China. Continue Reading arrow

Gold Market Charts – July 2017
Did The Dutch Central Bank Lie About Its Gold Bar List?

Did The Dutch Central Bank Lie About Its Gold Bar List?

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  • author Koos Jansen

The Dutch central bank states that releasing a bar list of the Dutch gold “would cost hundreds of thousands of euros”. In this post we’ll expose this is virtually impossible. Continue Reading arrow

PBOC Gold Purchases: Separating Facts from Speculation
Is the COMEX Rigged?
CME Stays Silent on Cause of COMEX Silver Price Glitch
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